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The MLB Report / Scores and fast facts

>American League

Texas at Baltimore, ppd.: The game was delayed for more than an hour before being called off. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader today starting at 4:05 p.m.

Toronto 5, Oakland 2: Adam Lind hit a two-run homer after being demoted from the cleanup spot before the game and Brandon Morrow won his fourth straight game, striking out a season-high 10 for the Blue Jays.

Kansas City 4, Boston 3: Bruce Chen picked up his first victory of the season, Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run and the Royals beat Red Sox starter Jon Lester for the first time since 2006.

Chicago White Sox 8, Cleveland 1: Jake Peavy coasted for six innings before giving up a run in the seventh, and Adam Dunn hit his 10th homer for the White Sox. Peavy has been overpowering in his past five starts, posting a 1.36 ERA.

L.A. Angels 6, Minnesota 2: Ervin Santana pitched 7 1/3 innings and got some run support from the Angels' offense for the first time in his past six starts, including two hits and two RBIs from Albert Pujols.

Seattle 2, Detroit 1: John Jaso lined a single over Detroit's drawn-in infield in the eighth inning to drive in Michael Saunders with the tiebreaking run for the Mariners.


>National League

Cincinnati 2, Milwaukee 1: Joey Votto's RBI double helped earn manager Dusty Baker his 1,500th career win.

Chicago Cubs 1, Atlanta 0: Paul Maholm pitched seven strong innings, combining with two relievers on a four-hit shutout for the Cubs.

Colorado 6, San Diego 2: Left-hander Christian Friedrich pitched six solid innings to win his major league debut for the Rockies, who stopped a five-game losing streak.

N.Y. Mets 10, Philadelphia 6: Ike Davis hit a three-run homer, Andres Torres also connected and the Mets completed their first three-game sweep in Philadelphia in six years.

Pittsburgh 4, Washington 2: Andrew McCutchen had four hits, including his second home run in as many nights, and the Pirates overcame the loss of starter Erik Bedard. He was lifted in the second inning because of back spasms.

Miami 5, Houston 3 (12): Omar Infante's bases-loaded two RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the Marlins, who concluded a nine-game road trip at 8-1.

St. Louis at Arizona: A lifetime .363 hitter with 15 home runs and 48 RBIs against Arizona, the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran entered the game with three homers in the series.

San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers: The Dodgers' Matt Kemp is batting .386 with four homers and 11 RBIs over the last 20 meetings with San Francisco.


Around the horn

Boston Red Sox: Public address announcer Carl Beane, the voice of Fenway Park since 2003, died in a one-car accident in central Massachusetts on Wednesday. He was 59.

Toronto Blue Jays: Have moved struggling closer Francisco Cordero to middle relief. Cordero has 329 saves but has blown his last three opportunities.

Oakland Athletics: Tests revealed the left hand of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is only strained and not broken, as originally feared. He might try to hit today before the opener of a four-game series with Detroit to determine his availability.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.